GOOD ONES!Lab alert?
GRR [the dog]Bourbon and Sesame: Abbr.
STS [note capital S]Toy with an engine
TRAINSET [I was thinking "tooling" or "tinkering"]Movers, but hopefully not shakers
The upper left corner was tough with:
Often dramatic number ARIA
Marsh critter CROC
Feminine force YIN [I thought WAC]
Majestic entrance ARCHWAY
Uncommon thing RARAAVIS [usually refers to people]